Skip to content

The Cluster May 17, 2024

The Cluster May 17, 2024 Washington Agriculture Viability Conference The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) and Washington State University College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (WSU CAHNRS) are partnering to host the 2024 Washington Agricultural Viability Conference on May 29th and 30th at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, Washington. Register…

Read More

April 2024 Grape Post Newsletter

April 2024 Grape Post Newsletter In this issue… Feature: Washington Winegrowers are Headed to D.C. Advocacy Upcoming: Glass Packaging, Reduction, Reuse, and Recycling Meeting What is the Corporate Transparency Act? Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – Worker Walkaround Representative Designation Process Winery Music Licensing: A Quick Rundown Education & Events Rolling with the Punches:…

Read More

The Cluster April 18, 2024

The Cluster April 18, 2024 Washington State Wine Commission Board position nominations are open! Nominations for two grower positions on the Washington State Wine Commission Board are open! Do you know a grower in Washington who you feel would be a good fit? Learn more about qualifications, duties, and the process for submitting nominations below! Nominations…

Read More

Sustainable WA Partners with Salmon-Safe for Dual Vineyard Certification

Sustainable WA Partners with Salmon-Safe for Dual Vineyard Certification SEATTLE (April 11, 2024)—The Washington wine industry today announced an exciting partnership between the state’s sustainability certification for winegrapes – Sustainable WA – and Salmon-Safe, a leading U.S. regional eco-label focused on watershed protection. Following an 18-month development process, Sustainable WA is joining with Salmon-Safe in…

Read More

March 2024 Grape Post Newsletter

March 2024 Grape Post Newsletter In this issue… Feature: Highlights from the 2024 Legislative Session State Advocacy Progress in Deer and Elk Crop Damage Mitigation Navigating the Climate Commitment Act Legislative Changes to Ag Overtime DUI Threshold Remains Unchanged Autonomous Vehicles in Agriculture New Smoke and Heat Exposure Labor Rules in Effect Insights on TTB’s…

Read More

January 2024 Grape Post Newsletter

January 2024 Grape Post Newsletter Executive Director’s Note We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our members. Your dedication and support are instrumental, and your commitment propels our mission and enables continued accomplishments for the Washington Winegrowers Association. Thank you for supporting Washington Winegrowers Association in 2023. You empower Winegrowers to advocate and influence state…

Read More

Washington Winegrowers Association Honors Industry Leaders

Washington Winegrowers Association Honors Industry Leaders The Washington Winegrowers Association holds its annual Leadership & Legacy luncheon to celebrate the careers, accomplishments, and leadership of Washington wine legends during its WineVit® Convention. This year’s Leadership & Legacy luncheon was held on February 5 in the Toyota Center in Kennewick, WA, and was sponsored by Wilbur-Ellis.…

Read More

Education and Connection on Display at WineVit® 2024

Education and Connection on Display at WineVit® 2024 This year’s WineVit® Convention and Trade Show presented by the Washington Winegrowers Association was a celebration of the Washington wine industry and its enduring commitment to perpetual improvement. Over a dozen educational sessions highlighted speakers from across the country presenting on market trends, cutting-edge research, tools and…

Read More

The Cluster January 26, 2024

The Cluster

The Cluster January 26, 2024 WSDA Japanese Beetle Eradication 2023 Summary WSDA has shared its 2023 Summary of the Japanese beetle eradication program. The report includes information on treatment, trapping, quarantine, and outreach in 2023, as well as steps to support the effort. View the Summary PDF and learn more Call for papers: American Association…

Read More

The Cluster January 3, 2024

The Cluster

The Cluster January 3, 2024 WSDA Rulemaking Update: Chapter 16-470 WAC, Japanese Beetle Quarantine The Washington State Dept. of Agriculture (WSDA) has extended the emergency rulemaking to amend chapter 16-470 of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), Quarantine – Agricultural Pests, in order to expand the boundaries of the internal quarantine to limit the spread of Japanese…

Read More
Scroll To Top